The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 0.69% 2.35% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 20.00% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
DNS
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Colchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Colchester 14.48% 11.76% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 17
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £24,323 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Colchester region.

DNS Salary Trend in Colchester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (60.00%) Sophos
3 3 (60.00%) Veritas
3 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) C
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Intranet
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Colchester region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) ICT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (60.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Veritas
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec
1 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Google